Category: Stress Management

Sleep, Stress, and Weight Loss

March 30th, 2011, No Comments

If you want to increase your chances of losing weight, reduce your stress level and get adequate sleep. A new Kaiser Permanente study found that people trying to lose at least 10 pounds were more likely to reach that goal if they had lower stress levels and slept more than six hours but not more [...]

WebMD: The Year in Health 2010 – See what WebMD’s 83 Million Monthly Visitors felt were The Top Health and Wellness Stories this Year

December 10th, 2010, No Comments

Every day brings health news, but only a few stories capture our imagination. In 2010, these stories ranged from the semi-comic to worrisome to tragic. Some held our interest for months. Some were red-hot Internet items that everyone talked about for a day or so…. Quite a few of the year’s most important health stories [...]

Just Breathe: Body Has A Built-In Stress Reliever

December 6th, 2010, No Comments

There are plenty of ways to relieve stress — exercise, a long soak in a hot bath, or even a massage. But believe it or not, something you’re doing right now, probably without even thinking about it, is a proven stress reliever: breathing. As it turns out, deep breathing is not only relaxing, it’s been [...]

Are you in Pain Continued…

November 29th, 2010, No Comments

Well, you’re not alone. Alarming News! New data from the largest single survey to date propose that an astounding 78 million American adults suffer from chronic pain lasting 3 months or longer. This is higher than previous estimates and suggests this is an unrestrained epidemic that could become a major political issue concerning the quality [...]

National Yoga Month

September 3rd, 2010, No Comments

Over the last couple of years, and with my encouragement, many of my clients have begun to incorporate yoga into their fitness routines. Yoga has become an important part and a wonderful complement to their over-all health and wellness programs. Many of them began practicing yoga as a way to maintain their flexibility (and supplement the stretching routines [...]

Just What the Doctor Ordered…

August 18th, 2010, No Comments

Ok… I’m off on a well-deserved vacation. I’ll be gone two weeks-plus so you won’t hear from me for a while (probably not again until Sept.), so stay healthy and well, and enjoy the end of your summer. I plan on coming back nice and rested, Motivated and Ready… I hope you will be too! Download your FREE Copy [...]

New Evidence in Support of Tenet #5

August 13th, 2010, No Comments

A New Risk Factor: Your Social Life Social relationships are just as important to health as other common risk factors like smoking, lack of exercise or obesity, new research shows. Numerous studies have suggested that strong social ties are associated with better health and longevity, but now a sweeping review of the research shows just [...]

I Just Can’t! Continued…

January 20th, 2010, No Comments

This is a follow-up post to I Just Can’t! When Stress Flirts With Burnout Q. You are a professional who is accustomed to stress, but all the uncertainty and anxiety in the workplace these days is putting you under more pressure than usual. You feel burned out — are you? A. Determine whether you’re suffering [...]

I Just Can’t!

September 23rd, 2009, No Comments

During these tumultuous times are you feeling overwhelmed? Is your stress so bad that it’s starting to affect you in painful ways? Are you so tired and worried that you’re having trouble concentrating at work? And are your personal relationships suffering because of all your stress and worry? Are things so bad that you can’t [...]

Stress Reduction

May 20th, 2009, No Comments

In the introduction to his book, Full Catastrophe Living, Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD., writes: Mindfulness… is a way of looking deeply into oneself in the spirit of self-inquiry and self-understanding. Cultivating mindfulness can lead to the discovery of deep realms of relaxation, calmness, and insight within yourself. It is as if you were to come upon [...]

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